SAN FRANCISCO, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RS Investments ("RS"), a global investment management firm, today announced that it has added two key sector experts to the Value Team, appointing Tyler Dann as senior energy analyst and Denny Fish as senior technology analyst. The RS Value Team today has nine analysts who manage the RS Investors Fund (RSINX), the RS Large Cap Alpha Fund (GPAFX), RS Partners Fund (RSPFX) and the RS Value Fund (RSVAX).
"The addition of Tyler and Denny will allow the RS Value Team to provide deeper analysis of companies within the rapidly changing energy and technology sectors," said Matthew Scanlan, CEO of RS Investments. "We are pleased to have attracted such high caliber research analysts to RS. We believe our clients will benefit from the near 40-years of combined investment experience they bring to the platform."
Mr. Dann brings 20 years of investment management experience to the RS Value Team, joining from Invesco, where he was a co-portfolio manager for the Global Core Equity Team and the senior equity analyst/sector head for energy and basic materials. Prior to that, he was a principal and senior energy research analyst at Banc of Americas Securities, specializing in integrated oil and independent refining companies. Mr. Dann earned his BA from Princeton University and is a CFA charterholder. He is a member of the board of directors of the National Association of Petroleum Investment Analysts (NAPIA).
Mr. Fish joins with 16 years of industry experience. Previously, he was the co-head of the Technology Team and senior equity research analyst at Janus, primarily focusing on the technology sector, including hardware, software and services. Mr. Fish also held positions as director and senior research analyst at JMP Securities and a technology sales manager at Oracle Corporation. He earned a BS in civil engineering from the University of Illinois and an MBA from the University of Southern California Marshall School of Business.
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RS Investments offers investment management solutions for institutional and individual investors and the advisors who serve them. The firm's specialized investment platform supports distinct investment teams, each utilizing disciplined and repeatable investment processes to deliver research-driven value, growth and core strategies in U.S. and global equity markets, as well as strategies in global natural resources and fixed income. As of March 31, 2014, RS Investments managed approximately $27.7 billion on behalf of its clients. The firm was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in San Francisco.
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